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Thoughts on Jonas Mekes

Jonas Mekas died yesterday, but with this close to a full, feisty and mostly extraordinarily fun life, he leaves us all with so much. From an early age, Jonas came to understand that living the life of an artist to the very fullest meant that you were expected to create something that would last beyond your last breath. Before anyone was really using the word “community”, Jonas was building a formidable infrastructure that would be the very foundation for the survival of the personal cinema he loved so dearly.

Interview with Oktoskop TV Vienna about TIP OF MY TONGUE

            Oktoskop TV’s Lukas Maurer interviewed Lynne in NYC  in conjunction with the broadcast of her film Tip of My Tongue on Austrian TV in June 2018. https://okto.tv/de/oktothek/episode/20853 Oktoskop Tip Of My Tongue A 50th birthday is often an opportunity to reflect. US-American filmmaker Lynne Sachs does so in a […]

Berrigan Forum at Fordham presents “Investigation of a Flame”

In December, 2018, I screened INVESTIGATION OF A FLAME with artist Darius Clark Monroe who showed his film BLACK FOURTEEN as part of the Berrigan Forum (named for the the brave and inimitable DANIEL BERRIGAN, peace activist and poet) at Fordham University.

Tip of My Tongue screens in The Poetic is Political at Film-Makers Cooperative

With the Midterm Election approaching, Devon Narin-Singh put together this program to explore a different way of political filmmaking. Each of the films in this program use a personal poetic expression as a jumping off point to explore larger political issues. Produce in the aftermath of Drumpf’s Election, each of these films advocate for the need for artistic expression and joyous ways of rebelling.